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Las Palmas de Gran Canaria - Sal

03 January - 14 January 2016

11 days, Alexander von Humboldt II

From € 825,-

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Alexander von Humboldt II:
Las Palmas de Gran Canaria - Sal

03 January - 14 January 2016

A great Mile Makerjourney for any Windseeker who’s serious about getting ocean experience! This long voyage offers you the opportunity to experience the true life of a sailor. You’ll sail down the Atlantic Ocean to Cape Verde. Temperatures will gradually increase as you sail farther south. While on board you’ll be part of the crew, enrolled in the watches. This Journey is for people who like to experience true life at sea. After two weeks at sea you’ll know the ship like the back of your hand! Open to Windseekers of all ages, minimum age 14 years.

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  • Dates: 3 January 2016 - 14 January 2016
  • Embarkation: 16:00 / Disembarkation: 10:00
  • For Windseekers of all ages, minimum age 14 years
  • Windseekers joining: 54
  • No sailing experience required!
  • Official language on board: English
  • Price includes: accommodation and meals, excludes drinks at the bar
  • Price excludes transportation costs to-and from the ports. Our travel counsellor can advise you and book your transfers
  • One-off registration fee €25
  • Windseekers need to have a health insurance and a travel insurance
  • Need to take with you on board: towels
  • Contact your fellow-Windseekers via Windseeker facebook
  • Anu (23)

    "LOOKING AT THE SEA, AND ONLY SEA, FOR SO MANY DAYS CLEARS THE MIND."

  • Max (17) Germany

    "The wind increased and when we took down some sails, I felt the adrenalin rush through my body"

  • Aron (18)

    "I BECAME MUCH MORE CONFIDENT AND EXPLORED MY LIMITS"

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Alexander von Humboldt II

The Alexander von Humboldt II is a sail training ship in every possible way. She was built by and for sail trainers. She meets high safety standards and has modern nautical and technical facilities. The permanent crew members are specially …

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Windseeker logs

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    Maybe, July 2017

    – by Killian Borland (17)

    I was a youth volunteer on The Maybe for the month of June 2017. It was an experience that I will never forget. I loved every minute of it. One of the best things about sailing on The Maybe is that …

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  • Stargazing at Starpoint

    Tecla, September 2014

    – by Captain Gijs

    Finally, after two and a half days of motor sailing, we are able to carry on under sail alone. A bit later than expected, but still very welcome, the ESE-ly winds have filled our sails again. Progress has been good …

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